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  • Scientists discover oceans of water deep in the Earth

    Scientists have discovered oceans worth of water deep under the Earth, in what could be billed the world's largest underground water reservoir so far.

  • SIWW taps on social media to support water cause

    An innovative corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaign has been launched at the ongoing Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014 to rally the global community towards the cause of water.

  • Space technology aids water power

    The vast unused potential of one renewable energy source, run-of-the-river hydropower, is being unlocked from space.

  • Harvard's John Briscoe wins 2014 Stockholm Water prize

    Harvard University professor of environmental engineering and environmental health John Briscoe has been named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contributions to global and local water management.

  • Pulling water from air for a billion Indians!

    ETI Dynamics has tied up with a leading US-based company to introduce Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG) that draw moisture from the atmosphere and turn it into clean drinking water, into India.

  • Tripura: Land of water, no more

    Tripura no longer seems to be living up to its name. Its annual average per capita water availability is 35,000 liters, which is almost double that of the national average of 18,000 liters but people are still facing a two-pronged problem - water shortage as well as water-borne diseases.

  • WB proposes initiative to manage water for energy security

    The World Bank has proposed a new initiative aimed at helping countries mitigate impact of water scarcity on energy security.

  • Water-energy provision a challenge before world leaders

    World water demand could exceed 44 per cent of the available annual resources by 2050 as global population grows from 7 billion today to 9 billion by then, experts have warned.

  • Scientists find huge aquifer in Greenland ice sheet

    Researchers at the University of Utah in the United States have discovered a new aquifer in the Greenland ice sheet that holds liquid water all year long in the otherwise perpetually frozen winter landscape.

  • Global warming: South India may have more water available

    Global warming resulting from unabated greenhouse-gas emissions may put 40% more people worldwide at risk of absolute water scarcity, even as impacts of climate change on water availability would have stark regional differences, a new study said.

Nine of the 10 worst global risks are linked to water

Water is one of the world’s gravest risks, according to the Global Risks Report published earlier this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos. And the situation is actually worse than it might seem at first glance.